Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019


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Synopsis

Timetrics 'Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers, challenges in the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (20102014) and forecast period (20142019).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Japanese economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetrics research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

Summary

Timetrics 'Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment, including:

  • The Japanese personal accident and health insurance segments growth prospects by insurance category
  • Key trends, drivers and challenges for the personal accident and health insurance segment
  • A comprehensive overview of the Japanese economy and demographics
  • Details of the competitive landscape in the personal accident and health insurance segment in Japan
  • Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Japanese insurance industry

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the personal accident and health insurance segment in Japan:

  • It provides historical values for the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment for the reports 20102014 review period, and projected figures for the 20142019 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2019.
  • It analyzes the various distribution channels for personal accident and health insurance products in Japan.
  • It profiles the top personal accident and health insurance companies in Japan, and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons To Buy

  • Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Japanese personal accident and health insurance segment.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the personal accident and health insurance segment.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Japanese insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Key Highlights

  • In terms of gross written premium, the personal accident and health segment was the smallest in the Japanese insurance industry, accounting for 7.0% of the gross written premium in 2014.
  • Health insurance dominated the Japanese personal accident and health gross written premium, with 65.8% of the gross written premium in 2014.
  • The Japanese personal accident and health segments penetration stood at 0.63% as of 2014, much lower than in other Asian countries such as South Korea with 1.49% and Taiwan with 2.38%.
  • Japan operates a universal health system, and health insurance is mandatory for every individual in the country, although there is no penalty for individuals not opting for health insurance. There are two types of health insurance scheme offered in Japan: Employees Health Insurance (EHI) and National Health Insurance (NHI).
  • Health insurance from foreigners home nations is not accepted by Japanese hospitals and clinics. Visitors to Japan with the exception of visitor visa or short-term visa holders are required to enrol in mandatory NHI, which covers 70% of public hospital expenses including consultation and surgery.